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Link to Culture Grams. License is for use by individual patrons; use in schools or other institutions is not covered by this license.

NEW! CultureGrams
An insider's perspective on the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Reliable and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries, each U.S. state, and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. NOTE: License is for use by individual patrons; use in schools or other institutions is not covered by this license.
 
Link to Kids Search Database
Kids Search – Middle & Elementary School

State-of-the-art search engine paired with a graphically-rich interface; simultaneous search of multiple databases; search by topic, subtopic, and keywords.

  • Middle Search Plus
    Full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines; thousands of biographies and historical essays; image collection of photos, maps, and flags.
     
  • NoveList K-8
    Youth reader's advisory resource for fiction. Includes read-alikes, author bios, book reviews, and more.

Link to PebbleGo Database for Kids NEW! PebbleGo
An award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research that includes Animals, Earth and Space, Social Studies, and Biographies. Leveled text, educational games, and videos support your youngest researchers.

  • Primary Search
    Articles from nearly 70 popular elementary school magazines. Also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals and American Heritage Children's Dictionary; Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia with easy-to-read entries; and an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

Link to Searchasaurus Database Searchasaurus – Elementary School
Explore through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search methodologies.

  • World Book Online
    Four World Book offerings: Kids, Students, Advanced, and a Spanish version with an easy-to-use bilingual interface.
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Link to Fact Monster Website Fact Monster
Help that includes games and quizzes, "Cool Stuff," and a reference desk with searchable atlas, dictionary, encyclopedia, almanac, timelines, and more. Part of the Family Education Network.
  • Geographia
    Learn about your own county and faraway lands including the people, history, culture, nature, and travel.
     
  • History Colorado Center
    This section for kids and students is broken out by grade levels and provided by History Colorado, an agency of the State of Colorado under the Department of Higher Education.
     
  • How Stuff Works
    From the people behind the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery Kids, Planet Green, and the Science Channel.
     
  • The Nine Planets
    Actually...one star, eight planets, and more.
     
  • Volcano World
    Take a virtual field trip, play games and puzzles, learn about current active volcanos and volcano FAQs. Volcano World is sponsored by the NASA Oregon Space Grant Consortium.
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